A local player commisssioned Me to make a Telecaster style bass. I decided to use pine because the very 1st tele's Leo Fender made were pine...and to use Fender parts where possible. (neck/pickups/ and pickguard). I modded the pickguard and headstock and made a control plate. The idea was to create my version of a tele bass....eventhough Fender has done one before in the 60s. Ill let You decide how it came out....but the guy who bought it loves it! I had a blast and a half creating it!…Continue
I needed to slim down the next a bit since the tuners wouldnt quite make it all the way through. So I cut a made a bunch of cuts with the coping saw and then took the rasp to it.
Since this build will have a bit of hardware it also required a few holes. I was going to stain the neck,…Continue
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This the mechanical BOM. It may change as I am already considering a different way to mount the piezo.
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I am not a wood worker by any means. My expertise with reaches it pinnacle with the building of a deck. Anyway here are my tools.…Continue
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My CBG just doesnt put out a lot of noise without amplification. Normally this doesnt bother me, the house is normally quiet so I can hear just fine. Or I hook it up to an amp and the whole neighborhood can hear me. But the other day I was in a public place with just a bit of ambient noise and while trying to show off for friends I realized I could barely hear what I was trying to play.
But carrying an amp around can be a PIA, even one of those belt jobbers. Then I was at a local…Continue
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